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Review: could Celexa cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Celexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 27,511 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,123 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Celexa

Celexa has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,753 Celexa users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,328 Diarrhea patients)

On Feb, 15, 2015: 27,492 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 1,123 people (4.08%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Celexa reports

Time on Celexa when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea32.65%34.69%12.24%0.00%18.37%0.00%2.04%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Celexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.09%1.04%6.60%11.60%24.34%27.83%28.49%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Celexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea7.14%53.57%35.71%3.57%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea7.14%7.14%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (227 people, 20.21%)
  2. Pain (162 people, 14.43%)
  3. Anxiety (117 people, 10.42%)
  4. Hypertension (94 people, 8.37%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (74 people, 6.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (217 people, 19.32%)
  2. Zometa (202 people, 17.99%)
  3. Ativan (184 people, 16.38%)
  4. Nexium (166 people, 14.78%)
  5. Xanax (166 people, 14.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Er gave me Xanax I took those for two weeks, my ob gyn gave me citalopram at time depo shot was given. I took one Monday night and about an hour later I've been feeling like this ever since

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:

    Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
    All the Best,
    K. Peters

    Reply

    chris on Jun, 4, 2011:

    i have been taking clonzepam and trazedone and my speech is a very hoarse voice, I am wondering if if my speech problem is from these drugs's side effects.

    Reply

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